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Education Quotes

Famous Quotes & Quotations About Education:

A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
~ George Santayana.

A child's education should begin at least one hundred years before he is born.
~ Oliver Wendell Holmes Jr.

A liberal education... frees a man from the prison-house of his class, race, time, place, background, family and even his nation.
~ Robert Maynard Hutchins.

It has been said that we have not had the three R's in America, we had the six R's: remedial readin', remedial 'ritin', remedial 'rithmetic.
~ Robert Maynard Hutchins.

An educated person is one who has learned that information almost always turns out to be at best incomplete and very often false, misleading, fictitious, mendacious - just dead wrong.
~ R. Baker.

An education was a bit like a communicable sexual disease. It made you unsuitable for a lot of jobs and then you had the urge to pass it on.
~ Terry Pratchett, Hogfather.

Education is a better safeguard of liberty than a standing army.
~ Edward Everett.

Education is a progressive discovery of our own ignorance.
~ Will Durant.

Education is an admirable thing, but it is well to remember from time to time that nothing worth knowing can be taught.
~ Oscar Wilde.

Education is an ornament in prosperity and a refuge in adversity.
~ Aristotle.

Education is what remains after one has forgotten what one has learned in school.
~ Albert Einstein.

Education should be exercise; it has become massage.
~ Martin H. Fischer.

Education would be much more effective if its purpose was to ensure that by the time they leave school every boy and girl should know how much they do not know, and be imbued with a lifelong desire to know it.
~ William Haley.

Education's purpose is to replace an empty mind with an open one.
~ Malcolm S. Forbes.

Every time you stop a school, you will have to build a jail. What you gain at one end you lose at the other. It's like feeding a dog on his own tail. It won't fatten the dog.
~ Mark Twain.

He who opens a school door, closes a prison.
~ Victor Hugo.

I read Shakespeare and the Bible, and I can shoot dice. That's what I call a liberal education.
~ Tallulah Bankhead.

I think that parents only get so offended by television because they rely on it as a babysitter and the sole educator of their kids.
TV: South Park, spoken by Kyle.

If you think education is expensive, try ignorance.
~ Attributed to both Andy McIntyre and Derek Bok.

Inner city education must change. Our responsibility is not merely to provide access to knowledge; we must produce educated people.
~ James Farmer.

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